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Posts published in “Day: December 18, 2013

MMD Writes ECZ Over Sata’s Campaigns in Vubwi

[Zambia Reports]The opposition Movement for Multi Party Democracy has blown the whistle on President Michael Sata for opening campaigns in Malambo and Vubwi constituencies before the Electoral Commission of Zambia sets dates for the poll.

Peace Corps Works to Bring Clean Water to Schools in Zambia

[State Department]Washington -Peace Corps volunteer Emily McKeone of Omaha, Nebraska, is working with her community members and local schoolteachers to bring safe, clean drinking water to three schools in Zambia to improve students' health and boost sc...

Sata Wins Kudos

[Times of Zambia]OPPOSITION political parties have hailed President Michael Sata's decision to drop two deputy ministers cited in the alleged irregular purchase of motor vehicles.

ZNBC Board Unveiled

[Times of Zambia]THE newly-constituted Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) Board of directors has been unveiled following its ratification by Parliament for the first time in compliance with the ZNBC Act.

Deacons Sue Church

[Times of Zambia]FIVE deacons have dragged the registered trustees of Anglican Diocese of Lusaka to court over the revised conditions of service which eventually led to their loss of employment.

Zero-Rate Duty On Zinc Imports, Govt Urged

[Times of Zambia]A local firm, MM.Integrated Steel Mills Limited, which has invested a total of US$31.7 mIllion in the establishment of steel manufacturing facility in Zambia, has urged the Government to zero rate duty on the importation of Zinc.

KCC Closes Seven Boarding Houses

[Times of Zambia]KITWE City Council has closed seven boarding houses in the city for operating below the required minimum standards.

Zambia Takes Early Golf Lead At Tourney

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA yesterday got off to a flying start at the Tri-Nation Junior Golf Match Play Championship taking a three-point lead after the morning foursome, which has been the host's traditional weak point.

Under-20 Women Upbeat

[Times of Zambia]THE Zambia women football team players are confident of advancing to the next round of the Canada 2014 FIFA Under-20 World Cup qualifiers despite trailing Equatorial Guinea going into the weekend second round, return leg.

Chekoloka Dies

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Nkana striker Eric Chekoloka has died. Chekoloka, who played for Nkana, formerly Rokana United in the 1970s, died at his Luangwa home in Kitwe on Monday after an illness.

Vaccine Firm Calls for Animal Census

[Times of Zambia]AN animal vaccine firm, ABEL Investments has called for an Animal Identification and Traceability (AIT) census that will help propel development of the livestock industry in the country.

Bandits Rob Chinese Business Executive

[Times of Zambia]SIX armed bandits with machetes and other dangerous weapons have stolen about K2, 700 at the residence of a Chinese business executive in Choma after tying two security guards with ropes.

Tennis Body Steps Up Fund Mobilisation

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Tennis Association (ZTA) president, Francis Musonda says his association is aiming at lessening overdependence on the Sports Council of Zambia (SCZ) by creating resource bases through the business community.

Nkana, Zesco Nod Draws

[Times of Zambia]NKANA coach Masausto Mwale has described the CAF 2014 African Champions League preliminary round draw against Mbabane Swallows of Swaziland as a fair but tricky fixture for the Zambian league champions.

Unza Win, Nkwazi Humbled At Zone-Six Volleyball Tourney

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIAN teams taking part in Confederation of Africa Volleyball Association Zone-Six volleyball Championship underway in Gaborone, Botswana suffered mixed fortunes recording a win and loss.

High Grade Copper Deposits Found At Kitumba Mine

[Times of Zambia]AUSTRALIA Securities Exchange (ASX) listed Blackthorn Resources, has discovered 795,000 tonnes worth of high-grade copper deposits at the US$358 million Kitumba Underground Mine in Mumbwa District.

Over 110,000 Trees to Be Planted in Choma

[Times of Zambia]ABOUT 110,000 trees will be planted in Choma during the 2013/2014 national tree planting season launched by Vice-President Guy Scott in Kabwe this week.

Govt Revokes Mulobezi Railway Concession

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has with immediate effect revoked the Mulobezi Railway concession agreement signed with Leasons General Contractors a decade ago, due to under performance.